Democracy can't function at whims and fancies of anyone: Narendra Modi dig at Congress

Expressing his strong displeasure over continuous disruptions in the Lower and Upper House, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that ”it’s matter of sorrow that Parliament is not running”. The Prime Minister further said that democracy “cannot be restricted to elections and government only” and everyone must feel that he or she is working for the country’s progress. PMO India ✔@PMOIndia Our definition of democracy can’t be restricted to

Mohan Bhagwat pitches for reservation policy review amid Patel quota stir

Amid the continuing Patel quota stir in Gujarat, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has pitched for a review of the reservation policy, contending it has been used for political ends and suggesting setting up of an apolitical committee to examine who needs the facility and for how long. “Interest groups are formed because we have certain aspirations in democracy. At the same time, we should remember that through interest groups we

AAP leader Admiral Ramdas writes open letter to Arvind Kejriwal

Explosive letter of Admiral Ramdass, senior party member and internal Lokpal of AAP clearly indicates to massive rift and bickering within the party. He raises flags on post convener, participation of women and inner party democracy in AAP. Amidst report of internal fighting with AAP and PAC members, Admiral Ramdass to PAC members is enough to show the kind of rift within party. In his letter, he raised several points

AAP Mangalore unit sees mass resignations by founders

In a set back for the Aam Aami Party (AAP) around 18 office bearers of the Dakshina Kannada unit of AAP announced their mass resignations on Saturday alleging that the party was lacking internal democracy and its leaders were removed from ground realities. “When AAP was launched its philosophy met our aspirations as it promised to represent the interest of people at the grass roots but following the Lok Sabha

Nelson Mandela in critical condition

Nelson Mandela’s health has deteriorated and he is now in critical condition, the South African government said Sunday. The office of President Jacob Zuma said in a statement that he had visited the 94-year-old anti-apartheid leader at a hospital Sunday evening and was informed by the medical team that Mandela’s condition had become critical in the past 24 hours. “The doctors are doing everything possible to get his condition to